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Mall of America: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"From Southdale to the Mall of America: Urban Models for Cities of Our Time," by Edgerton Martin.
In Hennepin History, vol. 51, no. 3 (Summer 1992), pp. 4-14.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F612.H52 H42 v.51:3
"Of Malls and Men: This Month the Twin Cities Will Experience the Grand Opening of Mall of America, A Retail/Entertainment Complex of Unparalleled Proportions," by David Biemesderfer.
In Northwest Airlines World Traveler, vol. 24, no. 8 (Aug. 1992), pp. 16-18, 20.
MNHS call number: HE9803.N65 C653 v.24:8


The Mall of America: Reflections on a Virtual Community, by Eric Nelson.
Lakeville, Minn.: Galde Press, 1998.
MNHS call number: HF5430.5.B5 M364 1998

Film & Video

Positively Minnesota, video cassette, 15 min. 
Minnesota Dept. of Trade & Economic Development : St. Paul, Minn. 1997.
Program promotes advantages of locating and operating a business in Minnesota. Includes interviews with people from Imation, Excelsior-Henderson Motorcyles, Detecon, and the Mall of America.
MNHS call number: Videotape 789

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